Intensity of ‘crazy’ Gase, Williams trickles to Jets players

Football 05/29/19, 16:19

The tempo at New York Jets practice is in midseason form.So is the intensity on the field, with guys flying around from sideline to sideline. The volume of the coaches is up, too.It's still only May, but there's a noticeable — and audible — buzz around the new-look Jets."That's one ...

Jets’ Gase: Had no input on GM firing; excited about Bell

Sports 05/23/19, 09:58

New York Jets coach Adam Gase insists he had no input on the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan and says he never asked team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson to make a change.Gase was conducting his first news conference Thursday since Maccagnan was fired by Johnson last Wednesday.On Monday, ...

Jets’ Gase: There was no power struggle with Maccagnan

Football 05/20/19, 15:04

New York Jets coach Adam Gase disagrees with the perception that there was a power struggle between him and Mike Maccagnan, which resulted in the general manager being fired last week.Speaking to reporters briefly at the team facility Monday, Gase says the new general manager will have control of the ...

sources: Jets, Gase trade Lee to Chiefs for 6th-rounder

Football 05/15/19, 22:01

Adam Gase needed just a few hours as the Jets' acting general manager to pull off a big deal.Two people with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that New York agreed Wednesday night to send linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs for a sixth-round draft ...

Jets fire GM Mike Maccagnan; coach Adam Gase acting GM

Sports 05/15/19, 14:56

Mike Maccagnan helped lead the Jets' coaching search this offseason, spent big money in free agency and oversaw the team's draft.Now, stunningly, he's out as New York's general manager.Team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson announced the decision to fire Maccagnan in a statement posted Wednesday on the team's Twitter account. ...

Jets draft Alabama DT Quinnen Williams with No. 3 pick

Football 04/25/19, 20:05

The New York Jets got a big building block for their new-look defense with their first pick in the NFL draft.Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams was selected No. 3 overall Thursday night, giving coach Adam Gase and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams a playmaking pass rusher and run stopper who'll be ...

Rebuilding Dolphins take win-later approach into draft

Football 04/18/19, 13:54

Since last season the Miami Dolphins have parted with their top three quarterbacks, their leading rusher and top receiver, three veteran defensive ends and three starting offensive linemen, while adding no marquee free agents. They went 7-9 in 2018 and are widely expected to be worse next season. Heading into the ...

Mosley says Gase makes it clear: Jets aiming for Patriots

Football 04/17/19, 17:11

Adam Gase gathered his Jets players for their first team meeting last week and clearly stated their goal for this season.They're aiming for the New England Patriots."Pretty much, he's going for that one team that's been winning every single year in this division," linebacker C.J. Mosley said during a conference ...

Safety Jones misses Dolphins’ 1st practice under new coach

Football 04/16/19, 11:46

New coach, same old Dolphins dysfunction.Two-time Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones skipped the first practice Tuesday under new Miami coach Brian Flores, who declined to specify a reason for the absence of the team's highest-paid player.Flores, hired in February after the Dolphins fired Adam Gase, said Jones has been attending ...

Jets owner jokingly envisions self wearing Lombardi Trophy

Football 03/24/19, 21:05

Picture this: New York Jets owner Christopher Johnson parading around next winter with a certain Super Bowl bauble on his head. Sure, Johnson was dreaming about something his franchise hasn't achieved since 1969: an NFL championship. But in March, optimism flows through everyone in pro football. "If we win the Lombardi Trophy," ...

Fitzpatrick agrees to $11 million, 2-year deal with Miami

Sports 03/17/19, 17:56

Ryan Fitzpatrick will become the Miami Dolphins' caretaker quarterback.The well-traveled veteran agreed to terms Sunday on an $11 million, two-year contract as a replacement to Ryan Tannehill and a placeholder until the Dolphins can draft their franchise quarterback. That could happen next month, but is more likely in 2020.The 36-year-old ...

What happened to Raiders’ and Jets’ rebuilding plans?

Sports 03/13/19, 12:25

For all those fans of the Raiders and Jets who believed in that rebuilding-program message, their teams have handed them a big "never mind" this week.For fans of the Giants and Steelers, well, maybe that rebuilding tag should be placed on them.During the frenzied two days of "legal tampering" before ...

source: Jets agree to sign RB Le’Veon Bell

Sports 03/12/19, 23:40

A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says the New York Jets and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell have agreed on a deal.ESPN first reported the signing early Wednesday morning, and says the deal is for four years and $52.5 million.The deal gives new coach Adam Gase ...

Jets release guard/center Spencer Long after 1 season

Football 02/05/19, 17:11

The New York Jets released offensive lineman Spencer Long on Tuesday, saving the team almost $6.5 million on next season's salary cap.Long was due a $3 million roster bonus that would have become guaranteed Wednesday if he remained with the team. The Jets opted instead to cut him after he ...

Dolphins expected to introduce Brian Flores of Pats as coach

Sports 02/04/19, 09:57

Hours after his team won the Super Bowl, New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores was expected in South Florida to seal a deal and become the Miami Dolphins' head coach.The Dolphins called a news conference for Monday for the anticipated introduction of the man who helped the Patriots shut ...

Gase hires Gregg Williams as Jets’ defensive coordinator

Sports 01/16/19, 15:36

Gregg Williams has been hired as the New York Jets' defensive coordinator, the first major staff addition by Adam Gase since he became coach.The 60-year-old Williams went 5-3 as Cleveland's interim coach this season after Hue Jackson was fired. At his introductory news conference Monday, the offensive-minded Gase said he ...

Gase’s eyes the star during new Jets coach’s intro

Football 01/14/19, 17:09

Adam Gase's wide-eyed gazes were the star of his Big Apple welcome.The New York Jets coach was formally introduced Monday at the team's facility, and social media was quickly abuzz.No, not with his vision for the team or where he sees quarterback Sam Darnold's progress going. It was all about ...

Jets’ Johnson: Gase hire about winning games, not Twitter

Football 01/14/19, 16:04

New York Jets chairman/CEO Christopher Johnson believes Adam Gase was the right choice to be the team's head coach — despite some heavy criticism from fans who preferred other candidates.Gase was formally introduced Monday after he was hired by the Jets last Friday, beating out the likes of Mike McCarthy, ...

Jets make it official, hire former Dolphins coach Adam Gase

Football 01/11/19, 16:56

The New York Jets have made the hiring of Adam Gase as their head coach official.The team made the announcement Friday after coming to an agreement with the former Miami Dolphins coach on Wednesday night.Gase will be officially introduced as the Jets' coach at a news conference Monday at the ...

Column: Where have all the NFL’s black coaches gone?

Football 01/10/19, 01:29

Where have all the black coaches gone?To the unemployment line, at least in the NFL. Five of the eight coaches fired over — and since — the last season were black, and so far none of them has been rehired as head coaches in the league.That leaves two African-American coaches ...

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